Online Program

Consumer Empowerment Through the Use of Health IT

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
From Hispanic and Latino populations seeking to bridge the 'language divide' as they seek health information, to transgender communities seeking culturally competent and appropriate care, to an understanding of the distribution of America's healthcare workforce, there remains a need to empower consumers and policy makers to understand and improve population health. This session examines various IT initiatives designed to attack these problems.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants should be able to: describe how various communities can be empowered to improve their health via HIT.
Rishi Manchanda, MD MPH
Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, DABCHS, CHS-III

Geoinformatics, community health, and high schools in south central los angeles: An urban, participatory, web-based geomedicine pilot to improve social determinants of health   
Rishi Manchanda, MD MPH, Linda Sharp, MD, Hannah Kim, Rebecca Long, Deborah Kim, Erin Mckenzie, Lyndsey Bradley, Ricky Choi, MD MPH and Laura Gottlieb, M.D., M.P.H.
Visualizing the healthcare workforce of the United States   
Sean Finnegan, MS, Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH, Jennifer Rankin, PhD, Mark Carrozza, MA and Jené Grandmont, MA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology Center (HIIT Center)

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)